ABC’s Roseanne stood as the #1 show in both Total Viewers and A18-49 for the week of April 9, topping AMC’s season finale of The Walking Dead.
One Strange Rock’s April 9 episode earned a .50/428 P25-54 rating on Live+3, a season high performance among the demo. In addition, the National Geographic series generated more than 1 million viewers P2+, a double-digit increase over the previous episode.
Freeform’s Siren ranked among cable’s Top 5 gainers on Thursday in L+3 playback in Total Viewers (+98%) and A18-49 (+107%). It marked its largest playback lifts yet.
FOX News continued to dominated basic cable in total day with P2+ for the week of April 9, marking 14 consecutive weeks as the number one network, according to Nielsen. FNC ranked tops in both primetime and total day with P2+. In primetime, FNC garnered 2.7 million in total viewers and total day. FNC delivered 1.5 million total viewers.
In syndication, true crime leader Crime Watch Daily (0.5 demo rating, up 25%) captured attention with a big move in the target demo and approximately 1.3 million total viewers each day. Meanwhile, in access time periods, Extra (1.2, up 9%) saw the biggest percentage increase and was the sole magazine moving up week-to-week.
Game shows were tightly bunched with leader Family Feud (6.5, up 2%), Wheel of Fortune (6.3, up 3%) and Jeopardy (6.2, unchanged) in a close race.
Judge Judy (6.9) aired reruns all week yet grew 3% over the same frame last year. It was the highest rated program in syndication for the seventh week in a row and the top courtroom show with ratings greater than the other five nationally measured shows combined.
NIELSEN SOCIAL CONTENT RATINGS: Top Series and Specials by Total Interactions for the week of April 9, 2018
Program, Total Interactions (000), Facebook (000), Instagram (000), Twitter (000)
WWE Monday Night RAW (USA) 3729, 437, 2686, 606
The 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards (CBS) 3454, 483, 2387, 584
WWE Smackdown! (USA) 1846, 185, 1337, 324
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) 1054,40, 947, 68
American Idol (ABC) 897, 199, 650, 48
The Walking Dead (AMC) 893, 19, 564, 310
Supernatural (The CW) 879, 8, 785, 87
America’s Next Top Model (VH1) 715, 6, 626, 83
American Idol (ABC) 711, 220, 415, 75
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) 675, 46, 572, 56
TV Binge Report: Most Binged TV Shows for the week of April 9, 2018
(Show/Share of Streams)
La Casa de Papel (Netflix/Antena 3) 3.26%
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) 3.16%
The Walking Dead (AMC) 2.21%
The Big Bang Theory (CBS) 1.78%
Friends (NBC) 1.52%
Shadowhunters (Freeform) 1.44%
Riverdale (The CW) 1.35%
Arrow (The CW) 1.26%
A Series of Unfortunate Events (Netflix) 1.23%
The Flash (The CW) 1.22%
Top 10 Broadcast Programs Among A18-49 ratings/share for the week of April 9, 2018
ABC: Roseanne 3.5/15
CBS: The Big Bang Theory 2.4/11
CBS: American Country Music Awards 2.1/8
ABC: The Middle 2.0/8
CBS: Young Sheldon 1.9/8
NBC: The Voice 1.9/7
FOX: Empire 1.9/8
ABC: Comey – ABC News Exclusive Interview 1.7/7
ABC: Grey’s Anatomy 1.7/8
Top 12 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 4/2/18 ranked in order by HH Rtg
Judge Judy (CTD) 6.9 AA
Family Feud (2/T) 6.5 AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 6.2 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 6.3 AA
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 4.8 AA
Dr. Phil (CTD) 3.4 AA
Inside Edition (CTD) 3.0 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 2.9 AA
Hot Bench (CTD) 2.3 AA
Modern Family (2/T) 2.2 AA
Live With Kelly and Ryan 2.2 AA
The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2.2 AA
Top 12 M-F Syndicated Strip Series for the week of 4/2/18 ranked in order by A18-49 Rtg
The Big Bang Theory (WB) 2.0 AA
Family Feud (2/T) 1.7 AA
Judge Judy (CTD) 1.5 AA
Wheel of Fortune (CTD) 1.3 AA
Jeopardy (CTD) 1.2 AA
Modern Family (2/T) 1.1 AA
The Goldbergs (SPT) 0.9 AA
Family Guy (2/T) 0.9 AA
Dr. Phil (CTD) 0.7 AA
Entertainment Tonight (CTD) 0.7 AA
The Last Man Standing (2/T) 0.7 AA
The Cleveland Show (2/T) 0.7 AA
Broadcast Evening News Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of April 9, 2018
ABC World News Tonight 8.19 million total viewers; 1.4/7 and 1.14 million A25-54
NBC Nightly News 7.76 million total viewers; 1.4/7 and 1.71 million A25-54
CBS Evening News 5.92 million total viewers; 1.0/5 and 1.24million A25-54
Broadcast Morning News Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of April 9, 2018
ABC: Good Morning America 4.19 million total viewers; 1.1/10 and 1,323,000 A25-54
NBC: Today 3.97 million total viewers; 1.2/11 and 1,416,000 A25-54
CBS: This Morning 3.32 million total viewers; 0.7/7 and 855,000 A25-54
Broadcast Sunday Morning News Shows Ratings April 15, 2018
ABC This Week 3.75 million total viewers; 0.8 and 934,000 A25-54
NBC Meet the Press 3.71 million total viewers; 0.9 and 1,028,000 A25-54
CBS Face the Nation 3.45 million total viewers; 0.6 and 760,000 A25-54
CBS Face the Nation-2 2.39million total viewers; 0.5 and 544,000 A25-54
FOX News Sunday 1.57 million total viewers; 0.4 and 468,000 A25-54
Late Night Shows Weekly Average Ratings week of April 9, 2018
CBS: The Late Show 3.20 million total viewers; 0.47/3 among A18-49
NBC: The Tonight Show 2.24 million total viewers; 0.53/3 among A18-49
ABC: Jimmy Kimmel Live 2.00 million total viewers; 0.42/3 among A18-49
Live + Same Day Viewers AA (millions) Monday, April 16, 2018 time period averages
Source: NTI, Galaxy as dated Live+SD
NBC: 6.84 million
The Voice 9.23, Good Girls 4.45
ABC: 5.51 million
American Idol 6.85, The Crossing 4.17
CBS: 4.71 million
Kevin Can Wait 5.29, Man with a Plan 5.09, Superior Donuts 4.52, Livingly Biblically 3.54, Scorpion 5.12
FOX: 3.73 million
Lucifer 3.17, The Resident 4.29
CW: 1.36 million
Supergirl 1.90, iZombie 0.85
UNI: 1.13 million
El Rico y Lazaro 1.20, Papa a toda madre 1.08, Por Amar Sin Ley 1.10
TELE: 0.84 million
Mi Familia Perfecta 0.65, Al otro lado del muro 0.82, Enemigo Intimo 1.05
Monday A18-49 Analysis: NBC 1.5/6, ABC 1.1/4, FOX 0.8/3, CBS 0.7/3, UNI 0.5/2, CW 0.4/2, TELE 0.5/2
Stacey Adams was appointed Vice President, Current Programming for ABC Entertainment. She joins from CBS, where she also served as VP, Current Programming.
New cross-platform innovation and integrations group, CBS EYE MAX named Linda Rene as Executive Vice President, Primetime Sales and Innovation. Also joining the team are Antoinette Clarke, Vice President, Branded Entertainment and Media Innovation, CBS Daytime; Cristin DeVries, Branded Entertainment and Media Innovation, CBS Primetime; and Despina Legakis, Director, Branded Entertainment and Media Innovation, CBS Late Night.
Cleveland Browns owner Dee Haslam is stepping down as CEO of RIVR Media. Co-founder Rob Lundgren will take over as CEO, Lori Golden-Stryer will transition to President, and Haslam will remain a partner and executive producer.
Rebecca Sykes was promoted from Managing Director of Europe to Global CEO of MOFILM.
Y&R named Yusuf Chuku as Chief Strategy Officer or North America. He was previously Executive Vice President, Head of Planning at McCann New York.
This Day in History: 1924 – Simon and Schuster, Inc. published the first “Crossword Puzzle Book.”
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